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Wells Dairy Inc. Financial Ops Analyst I AP - Temporary in Le Mars, Iowa


In support of the Financial Operations team, performs a variety of accounting functions according to established policies and procedures. As requested by management, provides data and analytical support for special finance projects.

  • Provides cross functional support to the Financial Operations team, including Accounts Payable, Customer Claims, and Record Retention.

  • Provides a special focus within AP function to accurately process invoices in a timely manner, ensuring they are paid within the specified terms, accurately coded and approved by the appropriate level of management with correct signing limit criteria. Ensure payments are processed according to policy and ensure proper documentation. Analyzes processes for potential efficiencies and recommends process improvements to management.

  • Provides a special focus within the Records Retention function to electronically capture, accurately categorize/index both electronic and physical documents, both troubleshoot and resolve issues, conduct on-going records compliance and vital records protection audits.

  • With limited direction, responsible for both researching and analyzing invoices and then resolving discrepancies. Analyze and identify supplier payments/invoices trends/habits that are outside the established customer terms. Review expense reports for compliance with the travel policy before processing for payment.

  • Responsible for actively reviewing internal data and then taking corrective action to resolve and communicate actions with both Procurement and Suppliers to resolve payment holds and discrepancies. Assists with the review of the Inventory.

  • Accrual Reports and works with the MRO Analyst and Buyers to balance the accrual accounts.

  • Responsible for reviewing new suppliers for setup to ensure that proper documentation has been received, supplier request form is completed accurately and approval has been obtained. Assists with review of suppliers to maintain an active database on an annual basis.

  • Performs monthly Oracle patch cycle testing of the AP process involving the entering and payment of invoices, expense reports, etc. in the test environment to ensure application revisions are working properly.

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.

  • Prefer 1-3 years of progressive financial administrative experience.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel; understanding of transactional flow and processes in ERP systems.

  • Excellent organizational skills coupled with strong communication and customer service skills. Accuracy with strong attention to details and effective problem solving/analytical skills.

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and determine priorities. Must be adaptable, proactive and able to respond quickly to departmental demands.

  • Ability to work well within a close-knit team environment.

  • If you meet these requirements and are interested in this position, to be considered for an interview you must complete an online application at

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Job: Accounting & Finance

Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Le Mars

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1900000763